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The Encore

1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
+44 1789 269462
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (43 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I remember coming here on their opening night some eight years or so ago(maybe longer!) The place has so much character both upstairs and down. Lots of nooks and crannies to enjoy great drinks and exciting cuisine! The outside seating area is also good as...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to Stratford in ages and when we went for dinner here it was really good. It was very quiet in there and had to go look for staff to place our brunch order. Eggs Benedict was nice, the muffin was a bit hard...More

Thank Jo K
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Jo K for your 4* rating and review. I'm sorry that there was no-one around for you when you ready to place your order and that the muffin wasn't quite right. It's great to read that you woud recommend us and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On our family holiday we were wowed by the food at this gastro pub in a busy theatre location of Stratford on Avon.Food was nicely presented,tasted exquisite and staff were friendly.Our son needswheelchair accessibility and we were impressed that ‘The Encore’ provided this and a...More

Thank Sandy C
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Sandy C for your 4* rating and detailed review. I'm so happy to read that you really enjoyed your experience with us during the lunchtime you visited and that you felt we were able to accommodate your needs well. I'm sorry to read...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to visit, pet friendly Linguine is super, the king prawn and lobster pot is the best ever starter I have tasted and would highly recommend We had a lovely meal Will definitely be coming back We had our meal downstairs...More

Thank Jane p
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Jane p for your 5* rating and excellent comments. We're glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit and that you were able to enjoy it with your dog Izzy. We look forward to you joining us again in the future. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location. Food quality is adequate. Given it is at the prime location of Stratford-Upon-Avon, the price is also reasonable. Convenient but average.

Thank sunny s
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you sunny s for your 4* rating and review. Sorry to read that you only found us to be average, hopefully we can WOW you a little bit more if you are able to visit us again. Many thanks, Kyley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful evening meal here. My lamb and balsamic koftas were simply amazing, and so were the cocktails, especially the mojitos. Special thanks must also go to our young waitress; lovely to see a youngster working so hard with such a sparkling personality. Wish...More

Thank rhosilli
R_Billinge_, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you rhosilli for your 5* rating and excellent comments about the food and the service, especially the comments in regards to your waitress....we are lucky to have some really great team here! Sorry if things were a bit too quick for you after your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate as a couple before going to the theatre, and overall we enjoyed the experience. We were seated in the upstairs restaurant overlooking the riverside, and it is very comfortable and light up there. The service was really excellent. However, the feeling we both...More

1  Thank Toptoga
R_Billinge_, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Toptoga for your review and comments. We're really sorry that our food didn't WOW you enough and that you regretted your choice to move away from ordering one of the more traditional dishes. Your comments will be passed over to our kitchen team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for a drink before we went for a meal . We had a beer and a wine it came to £12.30 . Nice setting is a bit tight in the bar area when busy but pleasant pub with friendly staff .

Thank Joanna W
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Joanna W for your 4* review. We're glad you enjoyed your drinks with us and hope you are able to pop back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Kyley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were upstairs in the restaurant with a window seat providing views of the river and the theatre. The ambience upstairs is good, feels much more like a restaurant than a pub. Service was with a smile and efficient. Food was all good. I had...More

Thank robski_korsikoff
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you robski_korsikoff for your 4* review and excellent comments. We're really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit to us and that you feel able to recommend us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Kyley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a few drinks the car was really full so we made our way up the stairs The place is massive, very nice indeed

Thank Mr z Z
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mr z Z for your 5* review. We're so glad you found the restaurant upstairs as so many of our guests don't even know it's there! We hope you can join us again in the future. Kind regards, Kyley

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Neil R
28 May 2017|
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Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we always welcome or canine friends at The Encore. John Guest Care Manager
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CSWAWSTGWS
22 May 2017|
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Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, We do have room outside in our alfresco dining, but this would have to be on two tables. The alfresco dining is on a first come first serve basis. If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact... More
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CSWAWSTGWS
21 May 2017|
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Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delayed response. We are child friendly and we also provide high chairs. John Guest care manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$56
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:30
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 269462
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Description
The Encore is situated next to the River Avon and RSC theatre in the historic town of Stratford Upon Avon. We are open every day whatever the occasion, whether popping in for a drink to dining in our beautiful upstairs restaurant.
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